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Oxford Bible Atlas

Fourth Edition

Adrian Curtis

16 April 2009

ISBN: 9780199560462

240 pages
Paperback
297x210mm

Price: £15.99

This new edition, now with full-colour maps and illustrations, has been thoroughly revised to bring it up to date with regard both to biblical scholarship and to archaeology and topography. The Atlas provides a superb guide to the geography of the Holy Land throughout biblical history, from the Exodus period through to New Testament times.

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This new edition, now with full-colour maps and illustrations, has been thoroughly revised to bring it up to date with regard both to biblical scholarship and to archaeology and topography. The Atlas provides a superb guide to the geography of the Holy Land throughout biblical history, from the Exodus period through to New Testament times.

  • Comprehensively revised to take account of modern scholarship
  • Now with full-colour maps and illustrations
  • A superb guide to the geography, history, and archaeology of Bible lands

About the Author(s)

Adrian Curtis, Senior Lecturer in Hebrew Bible, the University of Manchester

Table of Contents

    The Setting
    The Text in Context
    The Lands of the Bible
    Climate, Flora, and Fauna
    Israel and the Nations
    The Hebrew Bible
    The Setting of the Genesis Stories
    The Patriarchs in Canaan
    The Exodus and Wilderness Traditions
    The Stories of Joshua and the Judges, Samuel and Saul
    The Stories of David and Solomon
    Ancient Trade Routes
    The Kingdoms of Israel and Judah
    The Assyrian Empire
    The Kingdom of Judah
    The Babylonian Empire
    The Persian Empire
    Judah, Yehud, and Judea
    Alexander's Empire and its Aftermath: The Hellenistic Period
    Jerusalem in the 1st Millennium BCE
    The New Testament
    The Kingdom of Herod and his Successors
    The Ministry of Jesus and the Beginnings of the Church
    The Roman Empire: The Background of the New Testament
    Jerusalem in New Testament Times
    Paul's Journeys
    The Cradle of Christianity
    Archaeology in Bible Lands
    Archaeology in the Ancient Near East
    Archaeology and the Bible

Reviews

"Offers fascinating geographical and archaeological background." - Frank Barrett, Mail on Sunday